Bird Flu Reported In 5 States So Far: MoS Sanjeev Balyan

Governments Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala have reported cases on bird flu till now, Minister of State (MoS) for Agriculture and Food Processing, Sanjeev Balyan said on Wednesday .Sanjeev Balyan has affirmed that there has been no case of transmission of the Avian Influenza in humans in India. With the Union Ministry stepping up its vigil over the virus spread in birds, Balyan has said that since there is no treatment to the virus, the Centre has directed state governments to ‘dispose’ the infected birds ‘carefully’. Five states including, Rajasthan, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala have reported cases of bird flu till now. “It’s not a new trend. In India, bird flu was first reported in India in 2006 and since 2015 every year some cases are reported. But, till today India has reported no case of transmission to humans,” he said

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